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The Best Paranormal TV Shows

Updated October 7, 2020 62.2k votes 10.6k voters 498.9k views84 items

List RulesVote on what you think are the best TV shows about the paranormal.

What are the very best paranormal shows? Good paranormal series deal with supernatural things too scary for an average person. Luckily, there are professionals, such as Zak Bagans and Nick Groff, who are willing to endanger themselves to explore the unknown. Popular paranormal TV shows have been an entertainment staple for years, so there's often debate about what the most eerily good paranormal television show of all time is. Be sure to vote up your favorite paranormal TV shows so they have the chance to reach the top spot.

Which of the best paranormal documentaries and shows are listed here? Series like The Haunted and Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunters, and A Haunting lurk below, awaiting your votes from beyond the grave, as are a number of others on this list of paranormal reality TV shows. It seems there are always new paranormal TV shows premiering (and most include the word "haunted", so this list is sure to grow with the names of paranormal television shows you'll soon watch religiously.

What is the best paranormal television show of all time? What are the greatest paranormal television shows? Cast your votes below and be sure to rerank the list as you see fit, then see how your list of paranormal shows stacks up against those of other fans.

 

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    Paranormal Witness is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Paranormal Witness

    Daniel Cannis, Frances Stecyk

    Premiered2011

    NetworkSyfy

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    A Haunting is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    A Haunting

    Anthony D. Call, Mark Joy

    Premiered2002

    NetworkDiscovery Channel

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    The Haunted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    The Haunted

    Steven Ryans

    Premiered2009

    NetworkAnimal Planet

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    Paranormal Lockdown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Paranormal Lockdown

    Nick Groff, Katrina Weidman

    Premiered2016

    NetworkTLC

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    The Dead Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    The Dead Files

    Steve DiSchiavi, Matthew Anderson

    Premiered2011

    NetworkTravel Channel

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    My Ghost Story: Caught on Came is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera

    Tim Brazeal, Terrie Scott

    Premiered2010

    NetworkA&E

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    My Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    My Haunted House

    Cordelia Zawarski, Anna Ross

    Premiered2013

    NetworkLifetime

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    Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Unsolved Mysteries

    Robert Stack, Dennis Farina

    Premiered1987

    NetworkSpike, CBS, NBC, Lifetime Television

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    The Haunting of... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    The Haunting of...

    Breanna Lakatos, Kesha Rose Sebert

    Premiered2012

    NetworkLifetime

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    Paranormal Survivor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Paranormal Survivor

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  • 11
    Destination Truth is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Destination Truth

    Josh Gates, Gabriel Copeland

    Premiered2007

    NetworkSyfy

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    Ghost Adventures is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Ghost Adventures

    Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin

    Premiered2008

    NetworkTravel Channel

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    Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    NetworkThe WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

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    Haunted History is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Haunted History

    John Glover

    Premiered1998

    NetworkThe Biography Channel, The History Channel

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    Celebrity Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows

    Premiered2009

    NetworkThe Biography Channel, A&E

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    Paranormal State is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Paranormal State

    Ryan Buell, Chip Coffey

    Premiered2007

    NetworkA&E

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    Haunted Collector is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Haunted Collector

    John Zaffis, Chris Zaffis

    Premiered2011

    NetworkSyFy

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    Scariest Places on Earth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Scariest Places on Earth

    Linda Blair, Zelda Rubinstein

    Premiered2000

    NetworkFox Family

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    Ghostly Encounters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Ghostly Encounters

    Lawrence Chau

    Premiered2005

    NetworkA&E

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    Most Terrifying Places in Amer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Most Terrifying Places in America

    Daniel Klaes, Lynn Czekaj

    Premiered2009

    NetworkTravel Channel

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    Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
    1,555
    1,121

    Ghost Hunters

    Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves

    Premiered2004

    NetworkSyfy

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    When Ghosts Attack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    When Ghosts Attack

    Diana Abrecht, Richard Adams

    Premiered2013

    NetworkDiscovery

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    The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    The X-Files

    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

    Premiered1993

    NetworkFox Broadcasting Company

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    Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    NetworkNetflix

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    Fact or Faked: Paranormal File is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paranormal TV Shows
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    Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files

    Austin Porter, Jael De Pardo

    Premiered2010

    NetworkSyfy

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